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*source*  Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Once known as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World",[4] Gilbert is currently the most populous incorporated town in the United States. It is the sixth-largest municipality in Arizona, and the fifth-largest in the Metropolitan Phoenix Area.

Gilbert encompasses 76 square miles (197 km2) and has made a rapid transformation from an agriculture-based community to an economically diverse suburban center located in the southeast valley of the Greater Phoenix area. In the last three decades, Gilbert has grown at an extremely high rate, increasing in population from 5,717 in 1980 to 208,453 as of the 2010 census.

Gilbert owes its beginnings to William "Bobby" Gilbert who provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in 1902 to construct a rail line between Phoenix and Florence, Arizona. Ayer's Grocery Store, the first store in Gilbert, opened in 1910 and became the location of the first post office in 1912. The location of the town post office moved several times before settling on the east side of Gilbert Road in downtown, where it still stands today. In 1912, many Mormons who had fled the Mormon colonies in Mexico due to the actions of the forces of Pancho Villa settled in Gilbert. By 1915, they began holding church meetings at the Gilbert Elementary School. In 1918, they were organized into the Gilbert Ward.[5]

Incorporated in July 1920, Gilbert was primarily a farming community fueled by the rail line and construction of the Roosevelt Dam and the Eastern and Consolidated Canals. It remained an agricultural town for many years and was known as the "Hay Capital of the World"[6] from 1911 until the late 1920s.

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$299,999
Gilbert, AZ
4
beds
2.5
baths
Listing courtesy of FDR Real Estate ARMLS
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$995,000
Gilbert, AZ
5
beds
5
baths
Listing courtesy of THG Realty, LLC ARMLS
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$225,000
Gilbert, AZ
2
beds
2.5
baths
Listing courtesy of Realty ONE Group ARMLS
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$398,000
Gilbert, AZ
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Stunning Homes Realty ARMLS
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$499,500
Gilbert, AZ
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Hague Partners ARMLS
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Listing Information Current As Of Aug 20, 2018 11:28:am

Today's Market Trends for Gilbert Arizona Homes For Sale *

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